Ejaz mejaz at
Thu Oct 31 11:36:12 GMT 2013

Thanks for your answer.


Newly installed server with Redhat linux 6.  and MailScanner version is


When I ran the Mailscanner -debug 


I got below,  rest is fine, 


Insecure dependency in open while running with -T switch at
/usr/lib64/perl5/IO/ line 185




From: mailscanner-bounces at
[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Martin
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2013 2:12 PM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: mails-processing-problem


Whats changed? updated the server?

what does a debug show you and fix that error in the MailScanner Lint..

Martin Hepworth, CISSP
Oxford, UK


On 31 October 2013 09:41, Ejaz <mejaz at> wrote:



Our mail scanners has started behaving very strange. It's not processing g
any emails anymore only saying for each mail in the queue and with the below



Our setup,



Sep 20 14:38:15 mx3 MailScanner[2282]: Warning: skipping message
p8JHBZlF011310 as it has been attempted too many times
Sep 20 14:38:15 mx3 MailScanner[2282]: Quarantined message p8JHBZlF011310 as
it caused MailScanner to crash several times
Sep 20 14:38:15 mx3 MailScanner[2282]: Saved entire message to

1. MailScanner --lint  (reports  below problem)

> ERROR: The "envelope_sender_header" in your spam.assassin.prefs.conf
> ERROR: is not correct, it should match X-mydomain-MailScanner-From

2. spamassassin -lint (silently comes to next prompt)


Any help would highly appreciated. 


Mohammed Ejaz 
Sr,Systems Administrator
Middle East Internet Company (CYBERIA)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966-1-4647114  Ext: 140
Mobile +966-562311787 <tel:%2B966-562311787> 
Fax: +966-1-4654735
E-mail: mejaz at


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